Official Tours

Drumlanrig Castle

Please find information below regarding official tour visits / entertainment for the World Mixed Doubles and World Senior Curling Championships.

All tours can be booked at the Dumfries Ice Bowl from Thursday 24 April onwards.

Email info@dumfriescurling.co.uk for more information.

All departure times listed are from the Dumfries Ice Bowl.

Kays of Scotland Factory

April 25/26, 2014

Tour of this famous manufacturer of curling stones factory. Both tours are limited to 30 persons maximum so please book as soon as possible to avoid disappointment.

Price: £30

Tour 1: Friday 25 April
Depart - 13.45
Return - 16:30

Tour 2: Saturday 26 April
Depart: 09.45
Return: 13.00

Drumlanrig Castle

April 27, 2014

Drumlanrig Castle is the ancient Douglas stronghold, now the home of the Duke and Duchess of Buccleuch and Queensberry.

Set in 120,000 acres, the 17th century castle is rich in architecture and history. The Pink Palace is also home of an internationally renowned art collection and the Scottish Cycle Museum. Tour lasting approx 4 hours.

This tour is limited to 50 persons maximum so please book as soon as possible to avoid disappointment.

Price: £30

Tour 1: Sunday 27 April
Depart: 12.45
Return: 15.00

Solway Coast Tour

April 28, 2014

Solway Coast tour incorporating the romantic Sweetheart Abbey which was founded in 1273 by Lady Devorgilla of Galloway in memory of her husband John Balliol.

The tour will follow the Solway Coast stopping off at the Seaside Villages of Rockcliffe and Kippford. On then to Castle Douglas for a visit to the Sulwath Brewery and some free time for lunch and shopping, returning to Dumfries by 4.00 p.m. Approx 6 hrs.

There are only 30 spaces available on this tour so please book as soon as possible to avoid disappointment.

Price: £30

Tour: Monday 28 April

Depart: 10.00
Return: 14.30

Friars Carse Ceilidh

April 29, 2014

Come to the Ceildh held at Friars Carse on the Wednesday evening. Traditional Scottish Music and Dancing including supper and dancing instruction.

There are 140 tickets available for the dance. Book as soon as possible to avoid disappointment.

Price: £40

Friars Carse Dance: Tuesday 29 April
Depart: 18.30 for 19:30 start.
Return: 23.00

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